HUD AWARDS CHOICE NEIGHBORHOOD GRANT TO SANFORD, FLORIDA
June 28, 2016
WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today granted $500,000 to Sanford Housing Authority as part of $8 million awarded nationwide to 10 severely distressed neighborhoods to stimulate affordable housing and economic development. Funded through HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods Initiative, these awards will help local leaders to craft comprehensive, homegrown plans to revitalize and transform these neighborhoods.
Part of the Obama Administration’s effort to build Ladders of Opportunity to the middle class, HUD’sChoice Neighborhoods Initiative promotes a comprehensive approach to transforming neighborhoods struggling to address the interconnected challenges of distressed housing, inadequate schools, poor health, high crime, and lack of capital. Continue Reading..
RENTAL ASSISTANCE DEMONSTRATION (RAD)
ORLANDO HOUSING AUTHORITY’S
SIGNIFICANT AMENDMENT TO ITS FY2019 MTW PLAN FOR
RENTAL ASSISTANCE DEMONSTRATION (RAD) AT LAKE MANN APARTMENTS, GRIFFIN PARK APARTMENTS, IVEY LANE HOMES, REEVES TERRACE, AND LORNA DOONE APARTMENTS AND THE INCLUSION OF DEMOLITION PLANS AT LAKE MANN & GRIFFIN PARK APARTMENTS
(APRIL 1, 2018 TO MARCH 31, 2019)
The Orlando Housing Authority (OHA) is seeking public input regarding the addition to its Moving to Work (MTW) Fiscal Year (FY)2019/Year 8 Plan. The public comment period will begin Monday, May 28, 2018 and end Thursday, June 28, 2018. A public hearing will be held Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the OHA’s Administration Office, 390 N. Bumby Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32803. The OHA’s Board of Commissioners will receive verbal and/or written comments on the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Significant Amendment at Lake Mann Apartments, Griffin Park Apartments, Ivey Lane Homes, Reeves Terrace, and Lorna Doone Apartments and the demolition of Lake Mann Apartments and Griffin Park Apartments.
The RAD Significant Amendment and demolition plans are included in the MTW FY2019/Year 8 Plan, which will be available for review commencing Monday, May 28, 2018, on the OHA website at www.orl-oha.org and at the addresses listed below (10:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday):
|Orlando Housing Authority||Orlando Housing Authority|
|390 N. Bumby Avenue||510 West Lake Mary Blvd.|
|Orlando, Florida, 32803||Sanford, Florida 32771|
Persons requiring transportation and/or special accommodations to participate in the public hearing should call the OHA at (407) 895-3300, ext. 1004 before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Spanish language translation will be provided upon request.
Public participation in the process is encouraged. Attendance at the public hearing is not mandatory. All oral and/or written comments submitted before or at the public hearing will be considered. No comments will be considered after the public hearing.
TDD#: (407) 894-9891, Florida Relay #: 711
Purpose: The purpose of the non-smoking policy is to improve indoor air quality in public housing, benefit the health of public housing residents and OHA staff, reduce the risk of catastrophic fires, and lower overall maintenance costs. Read More ….
EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2018 OFFICE HOURS FOR THE PUBLIC
The Orlando Housing Authority (OHA) will have new office hours beginning May 1, 2018. Please note the change in operating hours for the following OHA offices: Admissions, Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8, Portability and Public Housing.
|8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.||8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.||8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.||8:30 am – 12:00 noon||CLOSED|
*Exception: Public Housing offices will remain open on the first five business days of the month for rent collection in accordance with the public housing lease.
If you have any questions about this Public Notice, you may call the Executive Office at 407-895-3300. If you are hearing or speech impaired, you may contact the office by using the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 711.
390 North Bumby Avenue Orlando, FL 32803
PHONE: (407) 895-3300
FAX: (407) 895-0820
TDD: (407) 894-9891
TRS / Florida Relay Number: 711
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m